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K's feel snakebit after another shootout loss

Again, the Komets salvaged a point for the standings. Again, they left the ice frustrated. This time it was a 6-5 loss to the Wheeling Nailers in an overtime shootout, not a bad ...

February 17, 2019 9:20 pm


Komets bemoan defensive problems

The porosity of the Komets’ defense has been significant. It’s easy to blame the goaltenders, and there have been some saves over the last two games they could have mad ...

February 16, 2019 12:10 am


No Szydlowski for K's

I'm not sure why yet, but Shawn Szydlowski is not in the lineup for the Komets tonight against the Adirondack Thunder. Also, former Komets forward Dennis Kravchenko is out with an ...

February 15, 2019 8:40 pm


Komets dismantled 8-2

Not since Jan. 12 against the Utah Grizzlies have the Komets won at Memorial Coliseum. They’ve gone 0-3-2 since then on home ice, but this was undoubtedly the worst of it & ...

February 15, 2019 10:50 pm


Komets' get no love from Wings in OT loss

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Last season, the Komets couldn’t figure out how to consistently beat the Kalamazoo Wings, but they could afford to lose those games. This season, t ...

February 14, 2019 10:40 pm


Levine odd K's goalie out

Based on the transactions report, it seems the Komets are reverting to their original goaltending tandem for today’s game at Kalamazoo, Michigan. Eric Levine was put on reser ...

February 14, 2019 6:00 pm


How do you feel about the K's?

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Komets may have lost 6-5 tonight in overtime, but they are an enigma. On one hand, they had a lot of opportunities to win. They fired 53 shots on goal ...

February 14, 2019 11:50 pm


Komets' Hodgman 2 weeks from return

Now acknowledging that his hand was indeed fractured, the Komets have no plans to rush Justin Hodgman back into a game. General manager David Franke said Hodgman, Fort Wayne's all- ...

February 12, 2019 5:10 pm


Komets' Roy signed by Laval

Marco Roy, who had 11 goals and 25 points in 26 games this season for the Komets, has been signed to a tryout contract with the American Hockey League’s Laval Rocket.

February 11, 2019 12:40 pm


Fucale reassigned to K's

The Komets' goaltending situation just got more complicated. The American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves have reassigned Zach Fucale to Fort Wayne.

February 11, 2019 1:10 pm


Fort Wayne's Siebenaler traded to Penguins

Fort Wayne native Blake Siebenaler was traded by the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a conditional pick in the 2019 draft.

February 11, 2019 4:50 pm


K's fall 1-0 in OT at Newfoundland

The Komets will leave St. Johns, Newfoundland, with four out of a possible six points for the standings and confidence that Eric Levine can be a more-than-capable goaltender moving ...

February 10, 2019 6:20 pm


Roy's OT goal leads K's to victory

A night after getting thwarted in an overtime shootout once again, the Komets handled their business just before it could get to one today. Brady Shaw dropped a pass to Marco Roy ...

February 9, 2019 9:40 pm


Shootout woes continue for Komets

J.C. Campagna provided 100 percent of the Komets’ offense, but their woes continued in overtime shootouts as they lost 3-2 to the Newfoundland Growlers in the first of three ...

February 8, 2019 10:20 pm


K's, Red Cross holding blood drive to honor trainer's daughter

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive Feb. 17 – 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. – in honor of Makayla Willett, the daughter of Komets athletic trainer Matt Willett. It wi ...

February 6, 2019 5:10 pm